Pavement licence (outdoor seating)


  1. Overview
  2. Temporary pavement licence
  3. Permanent pavement licence


To place tables, chairs or other temporary furniture on the pavement in South Tyneside, you need a licence from South Tyneside Council.

Temporary pavement licences 

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Government introduced a simpler process to allow tables and chairs to be placed on the pavement.

These licences will expire on 30 September 2023.

For more information, to apply and extend for another year, and to give feedback on current applications, see:

Temporary pavement licence

Permanent pavement licences 

To apply and for more information: 

Permanent pavement licence